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Hunyady Holds Auction for the Modern Group in N.J.

Fri June 03, 2011 - Northeast Edition
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Modern’s facility, located on Route 34 in Farmingdale, N.J., is available. Contact the Flynn Company for details.
Modern’s facility, located on Route 34 in Farmingdale, N.J., is available. Contact the Flynn Company for details.
Modern’s facility, located on Route 34 in Farmingdale, N.J., is available. Contact the Flynn Company for details. Justin Waite (in cab) of Greenscape and Chris Warburton of GDI Contracting look over a New Holland mini-excavator. Several New Holland mini-excavators were auctioned off. Prices ranged from $17,000 to $20,500. The Modern Group recently decided to exit the short-term rental business and offered all types of equipment at its auction in Farmingdale, N.J. (L-R): Andrew Vaughan; John Feher of FHI Ready Mix, Morrisville, Pa.; and Bob Pelouze of the Modern Group meet up during the auction. A couple of bidders look over a trench compactor. Premium Lift of Bristol, Pa., sent over Joe O’Donnell (L) and Keith Pesin to look over the auction specials and bid on a few items. Speedy Ewing of Landscaping Connections LLC, Franklin, Pa., works the controls on a 2010 unused New Holland B95B backhoe. The machine sold for $59,000. The Hunyady Auction Company of Hatfield, Pa., recently held an absolute auction for the Modern Group Ltd.

The Hunyady Auction Company of Hatfield, Pa., held an absolute auction May 25 for the Modern Group Ltd in Farmingdale, N.J.

Although the Modern Group is exiting the short-term rental business, the company emphasizes it will still maintain new and used equipment inventories for all the manufacturers it represents, as well as maintain a full line of parts and in-house repairs and road service calls.

During the auction, bidders vied for an extensive selection of equipment, including New Holland mini-excavators and attachments; Caterpillar and New Holland skid steers and attachments; aerial lifts; trenchers; rollers; concrete equipment and accessories, scissor lifts and snow removal equipment. Also sold were shop tools, industrial forklift trucks, stand-by generators and other assets from the various operating divisions within the Modern Group.